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New York Times, Friday, January 31, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,111
Across
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Form. : SHAPE
6
A kind of talk. : SHOP
10
Players. : CAST
14
Canadian peak. : LOGAN
15
Root. : TARO
16
Winglike. : ALAR
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Cooling agents. : ICERS
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Type of test. : ORAL
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Cleave. : RIVE
20
September song. : THEAUTUMNLEAVES
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Breakfast meal. : GRITS
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Puts in appearance. : ENTERS
25
Reddish brown. : SORREL
28
Increase. : ADD
29
Space. : AREA
30
Abba. : EBAN
33
Uppish ones. : SNOBS
38
A kind of year. : LEAP
39
Smarted. : STUNG
41
Siouan. : OTOE
42
Beginning. : ALPHA
44
Consumer. : USER
45
Container. : VIAL
46
Records. : LPS
48
Hits the silk. : EJECTS
50
Bar of a kind. : SPACER
54
Iron and carbon. : STEEL
56
Reader's guide. : TABLEOFCONTENTS
61
Spread. : OLEO
62
Position. : SEAT
63
Put aside. : STORE
64
Profits. : NETS
65
French verb. : ETRE
66
Spirit lamps. : ETNAS
67
Being: Latin. : ESSE
68
Loom part : REED
69
Pours. : TEEMS
Down
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Opening. : SLIT
2
High: Ger. : HOCH
3
Askew. : AGEE
4
Short item. : PARAGRAPH
5
Guarantee. : ENSURE
6
Pub drink. : STOUT
7
Causes trouble. : HARMS
8
Algerian port. : ORAN
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Sampled. : POLLED
10
Weight. : CARAT
11
Vibrant. : ALIVE
12
Bank customer. : SAVER
13
Hair. : TRESS
21
Flooring. : TILES
22
Book items. : ENDS
25
Spanish room. : SALA
26
City on the Oka. : OREL
27
Gather. : REAP
28
Girl's name. : ANNE
31
Cooling measures, for short. : BTUS
32
Out of, in Munich. : AUS
34
Short work. : NOVELETTE
35
Auricular. : OTIC
36
Craft. : BOAT
37
Concert pieces: Abbr. : SELS
40
Olive or pea. : GREEN
43
Helm position. : ALEE
47
Literary hack. : PROSER
49
People on the move. : JETSET
50
U.S. architect. : STONE
51
Stakes. : PALES
52
Supports. : ABETS
53
Terminate. : CLOSE
54
A kind of crow. : SCARE
55
Lugged. : TOTED
57
Celebration. : FETE
58
Zero. : NONE
59
London street sight. : TRAM
60
Meeting: Abbr. : SESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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